Question # 220: Is it permissible to wear a watch that contains small diamonds?

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Answer: There is nothing wrong with wearing a watch which contains diamonds, because the basic principle is that they are permitted, and there is no evidence to suggest that they are not allowed. The Standing Committee for Issuing Fatwas was asked about wearing valuable watches which contain diamonds or gold. They replied: “Wearing diamonds is permissible for men, and we do not know of anything wrong with that if they are pure and there is no gold or silver with them.”

(The above answer is based on answer provided by Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid on similar topic)

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