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Wearing Minute Amounts of Gold

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked about the permissibility of wearing watches with minute amounts of gold on the face or the movements.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Islam forbids men from wearing any gold. Is it halal to wear a stainless steel watch with gold on the hands? What if there’s […]

Can a Man Use Gold Utensils? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Can a man use something else that is made partially or entirely of gold? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, In the Shafi’i school, it is permissible to use gold or silver or silver utensils – such as clips or pens – if they are […]

Are Women Allowed to Wear Gold Jewellery?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Are women allowed to wear gold jewellery? I have found a hadith that forbids it. Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam The wearing of gold jewelry for females is permissible according all schools of jurisprudence. As for the hadith of Asma bint Yazid from the Messenger sallaLlahu alayhi wasallam […]

I Sell Gold and Diamonds. How to Calculate the Zakat I Owe?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum We have a jewellery business in which we sell gold and diamonds. How do we calculate Zakat for the inventory of the store and my wife personal jewellery and her diamonds ? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, There are two separate considerations here: (1) the zakat on […]

Do I Have to Pay Zakat on Gold That I Have Bought With a Credit Card?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have purchased gold using a credit card. Now I am paying 1300 aed every month but the gold is already with me. I don’t have much savings. But alhamdulaillah I am earing 6500 aed. Do I have to pay zakat on that gold? Answer: Wa alaikum […]

How Can I Repent From Stealing From My Mother?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I was in a love relationship with a guy and when he faced a financial trouble I helped him out by giving some gold. I stole my mother’s jewellery. How can I repent? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Thank you for your question. May Allah reward you for wanting […]

How Can I Pay My Zakat on Gold?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, 1. I have 10 Tolas gold and I don’t know how to calculate the amount of zakat I have to pay. Do I have to pay for the whole gold? 2. How can I know the nisab this year? 3. If I have to pay the zakat […]

Is It Permissible to Repair Gold Watches for Men?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I’m a watchmaker. In our company we also repair and service watches made out of gold. There are watches made for women but also for men. Is it permissible to repair watches that are worn by men, even if they are made gold? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, It […]

Can I Follow the Zakatable Minimum (Nisab) of Gold to Pay My Zakat?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, 1) Which nisab should I use for my Zakat? On (e-nisab.com) there are 3 nisab values: Gold, Silver, and Hanafi. Can I follow the zakatable minimum of gold? 2) I haven’t paid attention to nisab and how much wealth I possessed for the past few years. How […]

Is It Permissible to Use Dinnerware That Has Gold Trim?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalam’aleykum Is it permissible to use dinnerware that has gold trim? I received a tea set that has gold trim on it. The bottom does not indicate whether this is real gold or just gold paint. Answer:Wa alaikum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu There are three categories of rulings […]