How to Preserve Xuan Paper\nXuan paper is a precious traditional cultural treasure that plays an important role in the creation of calligraphy, painting, and seals. The preservation method of xuan paper directly affects its service life and artistic value.\nThings to keep in mind when using\nWhen using xuan paper, you should keep the following in mind:\n\nAvoid scratching the paper with sharp objects when using it. The fiber structure of xuan paper is relatively loose, and it is easy to be scratched by sharp objects, causing damage.\nAvoid getting the paper dirty or wet when using it. Xuan paper is not resistant to moisture and is easy to absorb moisture, causing mold and deterioration.\nAvoid exposing the paper to direct sunlight when using it. Direct sunlight will cause the paper to fade and yellow.\n\nThings to keep in mind when preserving\nWhen preserving xuan paper, you should keep the following in mind:\n\nPlace the xuan paper in a dry and well-ventilated environment when preserving it. Xuan paper is not resistant to moisture and is easy to mold and deteriorate in a humid environment.\nPlace the xuan paper in a cool place when preserving it, avoiding direct sunlight. Direct sunlight will cause the paper to fade and yellow.\nPlace the xuan paper in a dust-proof place when preserving it, avoiding dust from falling on the xuan paper and causing damage.\n\nSpecific preservation methods\n\nFold or roll the xuan paper flat and place it in a paper bag or box. Place an appropriate amount of desiccant or camphor balls in the paper bag or box to prevent the xuan paper from getting wet and infested with insects.\nPlace the xuan paper in a well-ventilated study or storage room. The temperature of the study or storage room should be controlled between 18℃ and 25℃, and the humidity should be controlled between 55% and 65%.\nRegularly check the xuan paper. If it is damp, yellowed, or infested with insects, it should be treated promptly.\n\nTips for preserving xuan paper\n\nIf the xuan paper is relatively thick, you can divide it into several layers, with a layer of paper or cloth between each layer to prevent it from breaking.\nIf the xuan paper needs to be preserved for a long time, you can place it in a refrigerator or cold storage.\nIf the xuan paper is already damp, you can place it in a well-ventilated place to dry and then store it with desiccant.\n\nConclusion\nThrough the correct preservation method, the service life of xuan paper can be extended, so that it can better inherit and promote Chinese traditional culture.\nHere are some additional expanded content:\n\nThe preservation of xuan paper can be divided into short-term preservation and long-term preservation. Short-term preservation generally refers to xuan paper that will be used within a year, and the above-mentioned conventional preservation methods can be used. Long-term preservation generally refers to xuan paper that is over one year old, and more stringent measures need to be taken, such as placing the xuan paper in a refrigerator or cold storage for preservation.\nThe preservation of xuan paper also needs to be adjusted according to the specific situation. For example, if the xuan paper is used for calligraphy and painting, it is necessary to pay attention to avoiding getting the paper dirty or torn, so as not to affect the effect of the calligraphy and painting works. If the xuan paper is used for collection, more refined preservation measures need to be taken to ensure the safety of the xuan paper.