Tag Coir mats are made from a natural, renewable fiber by skilled crafts people in small villages alone the SW coast of India using traditional processes. After gathering the hardy fibers and washing and weaving them into our sturdy mats - our beautiful designs are printed with a high grade color process that is fade resistant. We recommend that you keep our mats in a protected area. To clean you can shake, brush or vacuum. Please keep exposure to rain, or direct sunlight to a minimum in order to avoid fading.