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Is a man allowed to wear a silver ring that has a diamond stone on it?

 

Nasihah (Advice): The ring of Rasoolullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam)

 

Sayyiduna Anas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports: The signet-ring of Rasoolullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) was of silver with an Abyssinian stone. (Sunan Tirmidhi)

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Question and Answer:

 

  1. Is a man allowed to wear a silver ring that has a diamond stone on it?

 

(Question published as received)

 

  1. A. A man is only permitted to wear a silver ring that weighs no more than 4.374 grams. In this regard, the ring itself is considered and not the stone.

 

Therefore, if a silver ring weighs less than 4.374 grams and has a precious stone like a diamond attached to it, he will be permitted to wear it.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

(The answer hereby given is specifically based on the question asked and should be read together with the question asked. Islamic rulings on this Q&A newsletter are answered in accordance to the Hanafi Fiqh unless otherwise stated.) 

 

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