Fatwaa ID: 1628
Assalamualaikum. Two questions. Is gold ring haram for 3 month old baby boy?
Is it alright for men to wear platinum ring?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
- Rasulullaah ﷺ said regarding gold and silk,
إِنَّ هَذَيْنِ حَرَامٌ عَلَى ذُكُورِ أُمَّتِي
“Indeed, these two are haraam for the males of my ummah.” [Abu Dawood 4057]
The word dhukoor is general and includes non-baaligh boys. Furthermore, the nurturing and upbringing of a child is from a young age. Accordingly, a baby boy should not wear gold rings.
- According to the Hanafi legal school, a man is only permitted to wear silver or silver plated rings. Platinum rings are not permissible.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
01/27/1445 AH – 08/14/2023 CE | 552
وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين
Darul Iftaa New York answers questions on issues pertaining to Shari’ah. These questions and answers are placed for public view on askthemufti.us for educational purposes. The rulings given here are based on the questions posed and should be read in conjunction with the questions. Many answers are unique to a particular scenario and cannot be taken as a basis to establish a ruling in another situation.
Darul Iftaa New York bears no responsibility with regard to its answers being used out of their intended contexts, nor with regard to any loss or damage that may be caused by acting on its answers or not doing so.
References and links to other websites should not be taken as an endorsement of all contents of those websites.
Answers may not be used as evidence in any court of law without prior written consent of Darul Iftaa New York.