How Much Gram of Silver Should a Man’s Ring Be

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Fatwa ID: 04444

Answered by: Maulana Tammim Tharik Mohamadou




I was asked about the weight of the ring for men, one mithqal.

I found that to be 4.374 grams. Any further details?



In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful




Indeed, the ring worn by a man cannot weigh more than a mithqal. [1][2]


Now, the question is how much is the weight of a mithqal? It is said that one mithqal is equal to 100 seeds of barley. [3][4]


Even though in other schools of thought the reference may be different.


How much is the weight of a barley seed? Here as well, there are many views, and the currently prevalent view is that you mentioned in your query. [5]



Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Tammim Tharik Mohamadou

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham





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