Women wearing jewelry depicting animate beings

Question 366: Is it permissible for women to wear the French Riyals engraved with human figures or not? Please advise! May Allaah reward you with the best!

Answer: It is not permissible to wear jewelry with designs of living beings engraved or stamped. It is authentically reported that the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) stated: Those who make such figures would be punished on the Day of Resurrection and it would be said to them: Breathe soul into what you have created. He also said to `Alee (may Allah be pleased with him): “Spare no figure without wiping it out…”... read more here.

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