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How to Make your Jewelry Hypoallergenic &

Stop Skin Allergies for just pennies per piece.

Copper can turn skin dark and discolored. ProtectaClear stops this problem.

Stop Tarnish, Fading, Allergies and Skin Discoloration even on Plated Metals

We know that copper, brass and silver jewelry is gorgeous but it is frustrating to keep polished and jewelry with patinas can fade without protection. Many jewelry designers and manufacturers are using less expensive metals these days but have problems with tarnish, fingerprints, allergies and skin discoloration

 
ProtectaClear will seal your jewelry to avoid skin allergies.
Avoid skin allergies by sealing your jewelry with ProtectaClear.
ProtectaClear will prevent metal allergies that can cause rash and irritation.

Click here to download step-by-step directions.

Jewelry can darken the skin for a number of reasons. So many jewelry designers and manufacturers are using less expensive metals these days which often creates tarnish, fingerprints and skin discoloration. Many people are allergic to nickel and have a problem with jewelry made with nickel.  ProtectaClear will seal the metal and allow people to wear nickel jewelry without the allergic reactions.

  • ● Your body chemistry is the main factor that will cause your skin to react with jewelry. Changes in your body chemistry may cause a reaction between your skin and the jewelry that you’re wearing. This is because of the presence of sulfur/sulfides and amino acids that could be found in perspiration. The acidic nature of your sweat will often cause discolorations to skin touching jewelry. Chemotherapy or the use of certain medications such as antibiotics can also affect your body’s chemistry. 
  • ● Silver and gold jewelry can turn your skin color green, not because of the type of jewelry or how expensive (or inexpensive) the piece may be, but because of the high level of acidity in your body. This especially happens when it is hot and humid outside. Oxidation causes your skin to turn green when it reacts to silver jewelry and gives the metal a tarnished appearance. Usually, gold jewelry does not turn the skin green, but this happens when gold is mixed with other metals like silver, copper, and nickel. This is done to make the jewelry more durable and more affordable.  24 Karat gold is soft, so other metals are typically mixed in to strengthen the gold.
  • ● Copper jewelry may or may not cause a green discoloration to your skin due to your metabolism. Chelated copper deposits react to your body chemistry and give your skin a green stain.
  • ● Other inexpensive jewelry that contains nickel can also result in green skin. Although nickel is not detrimental to health in small quantities, it may cause an allergic reaction to some people and result in red and itchy skin, in addition to the discoloration.
  • ● Tarnished jewelry can cause darkening on your skin as well. The components in some of the cosmetics that you use, such as creams and lotions, can accelerate the tarnishing of silver or lower karat gold jewelry. Some cosmetics contain chemical compounds that can cause metallic abrasion. Very tiny particles of the metal jewelry can be left on clothes and skin causing darkening. 
  • ● Sterling silver, on the other hand, is 7.5% copper. However, this does not give the skin a green stain. Instead, it causes a black stain because of the tarnishing of the metal.
  • ● Nickel can cause allergic reactions.  The CDC estimates that 20% of people are allergic to nickel.  

ProtectaClear will:

  • ● Stop tarnish and oxidation on jewelry.
  • ● Preserve Patinas from discoloring and wearing off.
  • ● Protect plated metals from wearing off.
  • ● Seal metal and stop skin discoloration and metal allergies.

ProtectaClear is a clear, protective coating that is easy to apply but is tough enough to protect jewelry and is safe for wear against skin. ProtectaClear is practically invisible once applied, dries quickly and will seal and protect jewelry from tarnish, oxidation, and corrosion. ProtectaClear can be applied on jewelry by spraying, brushing or by dipping. It is really a personal preference.  ProtectaClear is available by itself or in Kits with Polish

Jewelry Products

ProtectaClear Only

ProtectaClear will seal your jewelry Choose various sizes of ProtectaClear

ProtectaClear with Polish Kits

Choose various sizes of Kits with Polish

Not Sure?

Combo Kit with Aerosol

FAQ's

Is ProtectaClear safe on jewelry to be worn on skin?

Yes, ProtectaClear is safe on skin and is used by many jewelery designers. ProtectaClear will protect the copper as well as the skin of the wearer from discoloration by making jewelry hypoallergenic. ProtectaClear is practically invisible and is used on polished copper and even copper with patina on it. ProtectaClear is tough and scratch resistant, once it is cured.

How does ProtectaClear make jewelry hypoallergenic?

ProtectaClear is painted onto clean jewelry and  provides a protective barrier between the metal and sensitive skin.  Two coats are recommended on most jewelry to ensure the metal is completely covered so even sensitive skin is protected.  ProtectaClear is skin safe once cured.  It is thin and completely clear and will not change the look of the jewelry.  

How is ProtectaClear different than clear nail polish?

Nail polish is a lacquer and does not have the protective properties of ProtectaClear.  ProtectaClear has Anti-Oxidants in it to prevent tarnish as well as protecting skin from allergies.  ProtectaClear is skin-safe once it is cured and is much longer lasting than nail polish for protecting jewelry and skin..

Can ProtectaClear be removed from jewelry?

Yes, ProtectaClear can be removed if necessary with a Q-tip using a solvent such as xylene or acetone.

Can ProtectaClear ruin my jewelry?

No, ProtectaClear is completely reversible. The coating can be soaked off or wiped off with a solvent like xylene or acetone without harming the metal or stones.

How to Easily Seal your Jewelry to protect your skin from allergies and discoloration.

Whether your jewelry is brand new or antique, protecting it is easy with ProtectaClear.

Wirewrap pendant coated with ProtectaClear

New Jewelry, Jewelry with Patina or Jewelry that does NOT need polishing:

  1. Solvent wipe with xylene, denatured alcohol or 100% acetone to ensure a completely clean surface
  2. Apply ProtectaClear with a brush, dip or spray.  ProtectaClear is self leveling for a smooth finish.

Tarnished Jewelry or Jewelry that needs Polishing:

  1. Polish.We recommend Maas polish since it shines to a brilliant shine and is acid-free. Maas is included with our ProtectaClear polishing kits. If an acid based polish is used, the acid must be neutralized. You can use baking soda and water or EZ-Prep.
  2. Solvent wipe with xylene, dentured alcohol or 100% acetone to ensure a completely clean surface.
  3. Apply ProtectaClear with a brush, dip or spray. ProtectaClear is self leveling for a smooth finish.

Customer Reviews!

 

Great for metal allergy sufferers. 2 years after getting married I developed a severe gold allergy and could no longer wear my wedding ring. This coating worked great! I did have to use a pretty heavy coat (just basically poured a bunch on) but you can't even see it! I am so happy with how this turned out!   bvp

 

Great as a barrier if you have metal allergies.  I started using this on my coin rings and it does a great job. Not glossy, but adds the slightest sheen. I also use it on my ear wires because I'm allergic to the metals most of them are made out of - two coats of this and I can wear them all day with no issues.   Beth King

 Amazing! This is a phenomenal product! I have major skin allergies and make copper and sterling jewelry. My skin is super-sensitive, and this product doesn't irritate my skin AT ALL. It's truly waterproof, as opposed to acrylic sealant, which is merely water-resistant. This is to "holy grail" of sealants for all metal jewelry artists!!   Julie Mitchell

Works as advertised  - I have a severe allergy to keep gold necklaces. So I was able to break out all my jewelry to try out ProtectaClear. Got a paper clip and hooked the necklace to it and dipped it in. (I shook it first just in case) It is a clean liquid as thick as pancake syrup. Pulled it out and let the excess drip in the can. Hung it over night. There was a slight smell bur disappeared after an hour. NOW I can wear all my necklaces again!!!! .  W. Dignan

See More Reviews from Customers!

Thanks to Out on a Whim for the following pictures of jewelry coated with ProtectaClear.  

ProtectaClear is practically invisible but will protect both the metal and your skin.

Jewelry Products

ProtectaClear Only

ProtectaClear will seal your jewelry Choose various sizes of ProtectaClear

ProtectaClear with Polish Kits

Choose various sizes of Kits with Polish

Not Sure?

Combo Kit with Aerosol

What Do I need to Protect my Jewelry and my Skin?

One ounce of ProtectaClear will seal and protect about 4 Square Feet.

ProtectaClear 4 oz. will seal and protect about 25 Square Feet.

Need Polish Also?

ProtectaClear Kit Plus MAAS Polish will restore your brass hardware

ProtectaClear Kit with MAAS Polish - Polish & Protect 25 SF.

Larger ProtectaClear Kits available.

"Great for metal allergy sufferers. 2 years after getting married I developed a severe gold allergy and could no longer wear my wedding ring. This coating worked great! I did have to use a pretty heavy coat (just basically poured a bunch on) but you can't even see it! I am so happy with how this turned out!" bvp

"Great as a barrier if you have metal allergies.  I started using this on my coin rings and it does a great job. Not glossy, but adds the slightest sheen. I also use it on my ear wires because I'm allergic to the metals most of them are made out of - two coats of this and I can wear them all day with no issues."   Beth King

"My Protectaclear arrived quickly. I use 2 coats on my handmade hammered copper bracelets to maintain the liver of sulfur patina and also to prevent the wearers' wrists from turning green! I also use it on stacking copper rings and scarf rings that I make. Thanks for providing a product that puts just the right finishing touch on my copper jewelry!" Vicki D. Santa Rosa, CA

"Amazing! This is a phenomenal product! I have major skin allergies and make copper and sterling jewelry. My skin is super-sensitive, and this product doesn't irritate my skin AT ALL. It's truly waterproof, as opposed to acrylic sealant, which is merely water-resistant. This is to "holy grail" of sealants for all metal jewelry artists!!" Julie Mitchell

"Works as advertised - I have a severe allergy to keep gold necklaces. So I was able to break out all my jewelry to try out ProtectaClear. Got a paper clip and hooked the necklace to it and dipped it in. (I shook it first just in case) It is a clean liquid as thick as pancake syrup. Pulled it out and let the excess drip in the can. Hung it over night. There was a slight smell bur disappeared after an hour. NOW I can wear all my necklaces again!!!! ." W. Dignan

Yes, my order did arrive!! And very quickly too! I absolutely LOVE your product and use it on all my jewelry. Thank you for your excellent customer service! Thanks, Gretchen

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