Selling gold-coated utensils, sanitary ware and watches

A: If the case is as you have mentioned, it will be impermissible to sell or use the utensils and sanitary devices that are gold or silver plated, for men and women alike. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, Do not drink from vessels of gold or silver, and do not eat from plates made (of gold or silver). They are for them in this world and for us in the Hereafter. (Agreed upon by Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim) and he also said, The one who eats or drinks in a vessel of gold or silver is taking fire from Hell into his belly. (Agreed upon by Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim, and the wording is for Muslim). As for other possible uses, they are similar to eating and drinking in judgment due to the common effective cause and blocking the means to evil.Similarly, it is impermissible to sell gold or silver-plated watches and glasses to men. (Part No. 24; Page No. 83) May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings of Allah be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family and Companions!