Natural, Cotton and Upcycled. This is not chess it's checkers. Rotate your rug every 3-6 months to prevent excessive wear and sun exposure in one area. For best results, vacuum regularly on a on a low setting without the rotating beater brush. The bristled brush digs into the fibers and may damage your rug. Do not pull on loose ends. Either tuck back or snip with scissors and knot ends. Spot clean.