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Cubic Zirconia and crystal in jewelry

Fatwaa ID: 063


Please could you tell me if women can wear jewellery with Cubic Zirconia in them? I have a couple bracelets with Cubic Zirconia in it and some with crystal so please could you tell me if I can wear them? 

Thank you


In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Cubic zirconia (also known as CZ) is similar to a diamond with its brilliance and crystal clarity, but it is a synthesized (man-made) crystalline material that is colorless, hard, and flawless. It looks so much like a diamond, it is an affordable alternative to diamonds. It can made in different colors to simulate the different colors of a diamond[i]. This should not be mistaken with zirconium which is a different chemical element that is a metal that is silvery white. Zirconium in its powdered form is used with other elements to create a cubic zirconia.

It is permissible to wear bracelets and jewelry with Cubic Zirconia and crystals in them[ii].

And Allaah Ta’aala Knows Best.
Muajul I. Chowdhury
Student, Darul Iftaa
Astoria, New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


[ii]  فتاوى قاصيخان (3/ 413)

ولا بأس لهن بلبس الديباج والحرير والذهب والفضة واللؤلؤ.

الاختيار لتعليل المختار (4/ 159)

 وَيَجُوزُ أَنْ يَجْعَلَ فَصَّهُ عَقِيقًا أَوْ فَيْرُوزَجًا أَوْ يَاقُوتًا أَوْ نَحْوَهُ،

 المحيط البرهاني في الفقه النعماني  (5/ 349)

قال: لا بأس بأن يكون الفص من الحجر، وهذا دليل على أن العبرة في الحظر والإباحة للخدم لا للفص وهو المذهب؛ لأنه إنما يصير مستعملاً للحلقة لا للفص. قال: ولا بأس بمسمار الذهب يجعل في الفص؛ يريد به المسمار ليحفظ به الفص

الهداية في شرح بداية المبتدي  (4/ 367)

والحلقة هي المعتبرة؛ لأن قوام الخاتم بها، ولا معتبر بالفص حتى يجوز أن يكون من حجر

حاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (6/ 352)

ولا بأس لهن بلبس الديباج والحرير والذهب والفضة واللؤلؤ.

فتاوى دار العلوم زكريا (7/ 249)


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