Bracelets and Rings

Shortened Question:

Can women wear fake bangles and fake rings?


Can women wear tose bangles and rings which are fake, they look like gold and silver but arent


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

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

In principle, women are only permitted to wear rings made of real silver or gold[1] and of no other type of metal[2]. Thus, it is not permissible for women to wear a fake ring not made of real silver or gold[3]. However, it will be permissible to wear a ring which is not made of silver but it is simply plated with silver[4].

Conversely, a woman may wear any other jewellery, including bangles, made from any material.[5]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hanif Yusuf Patel

Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



[1] [Radd al-Muhtār alā al-Durr al-mukhtār, 6: 360, H.M. Saeed]

Bahishti Zewar Complete, pg. 183, Islamic Book Service;

Aap Ke Masaail Aur Unka Hal, vol. 7, pg. 149, Maktabah Ludhanwiyyah;

Ahsanul Fatawa, vol. 8, pg. 70, HM Saeed Company;

Fatawa Mahmudiyyah, vol. 19, pg. 339, Darul Iftaa Jami'ah Faruqiyyah;

(وَأَمَّا) التَّخَتُّمُ بِمَا سِوَى الذَّهَبِ وَالْفِضَّةِ مِنْ الْحَدِيدِ وَالنُّحَاسِ وَالصِّفْرِ فَمَكْرُوهٌ لِلرِّجَالِ وَالنِّسَاءِ جَمِيعًا لِأَنَّهُ زِيُّ أَهْلِ النَّارِ لِمَا رَوَيْنَا مِنْ الْحَدِيثِ.

[Badā`I al-sanā`I, 6: 526, Dār al-Kutub al-`Ilmiyyah]

(وَيَجُوزُ لِلنِّسَاءِ التَّحَلِّي بِالذَّهَبِ وَالْفِضَّةِ لَا) يَجُوزُ (لِلرِّجَالِ) أَمَّا بِالذَّهَبِ فَلِمَا رَوَيْنَا وَأَمَّا بِالْفِضَّةِ فَلِأَنَّهَا فِي مَعْنَى الذَّهَبِ فِي التَّزَيُّنِ وَوُقُوعُ التَّفَاخُرِ بِهَا

[Majma` al-Anhur, 2: 535, Dār Ihyā al-Turāth]

[2] وَفِي الْجَوْهَرَةِ وَالتَّخَتُّمُ بِالْحَدِيدِ وَالصُّفْرِ وَالنُّحَاسِ وَالرَّصَاصِ مَكْرُوهٌ لِلرَّجُلِ وَالنِّسَاءِ

[Radd al-Muhtar alā al-Durr al-Mukhtār, 6: 359, H.M. Saeed]

واماالتختم بالحديدوالرصاص والصفر فهوحرام على الرجال والنساءجميعا.

Al-Fatāwā al-Tatārkhāniyah, 18: 125, Maktabah Zakariyah]

وَأَمَّا التَّخَتُّمُ بِالْحَدِيدِ وَالرَّصَاصِ وَالصُّفْرِ فَحَرَامٌ عَلَى الرِّجَالِ وَالنِّسَاءِ فِي الْخَانِيَّةِ وَالصَّحِيحُ أَنَّهُ لَا بَأْسَ بِحَجَرِ الْيَشْمِ فَإِنَّهُ لَيْسَ بِذَهَبٍ وَحَدِيدٍ وَصُفْرٍ بَلْ حَجَرٌ انْتَهَى مُلَخَّصًا

[Barīqah Mahmūdiyah, 5: 418, al-Maktabah al-Shāmilah]

التَّخَتُّمُ بِالْحَدِيدِ وَالصُّفْرِ وَالنُّحَاسِ وَالرَّصَاصِ مَكْرُوهٌ لِلرِّجَالِ وَالنِّسَاءِ؛ لِأَنَّهُ زِيُّ أَهْلِ النَّارِ

[al-Jawharat al-Nayyirah, 2: 282, Mīr Muhammad Kutub]

[3] (Tabyeenul Haqaaiq vol.7 pg.35).

[4] وَلَا بَأْسَ بِأَنْ يَتَّخِذَ خَاتَمَ حَدِيدٍ قد لُوِيَ عليه فِضَّةٌ أو أُلْبِسَ بِفِضَّةٍ حتى لَا يُرَى كَذَا في الْمُحِيطِ

[al-Fatāwā al-Hindiyyah, 5: 335, Maktabah Rashīdiyyah]

لَا بَأْسَ بِأَنْ يُتَّخَذَ خَاتَمُ حَدِيدٍ قَدْ لُوِيَ عَلَيْهِ فِضَّةٌ وَأُلْبِسَ بِفِضَّةٍ حَتَّى لَا يُرَى تَتَارْخَانِيَّةٌ

[Radd al-Muhtār alā al-Durr al-Mukhtār, 6: 360, H. M. Saeed]

[5] Fatawa Rashidiyyah, pg. 595, Darul Isha'at;

Bahishti Zewar Complete, pg. 183, Islamic Book Service

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