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9 Why cannot men wear gold? I need to explain this to a Christian so can I have the answer in simple language.
Hazrat Abu Hurairah, may Allah (S.W.T) be pleased with him, reported that : Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) forbade (men) to wear gold rings.

Hadith Information:

Al-Bukhari compiled it in Book on Dress Hadith No. 5415
Muslim compiled it in Book on Dress and Ornamentation Hadith No. 3896
Al-Nisa`i compiled it in Book on Ornamentation Hadith No. 5178, 5179
Ahmed b. Hanbal compiled it in Part 2 Page 468

Further More , Hazrat Ibn Abbas (R.A) relates in Muslim that:

“The Prophet (S.A.W) noticed a man wearing a gold ring on his finger. He removed the ring and threw it away saying: ‘Would anyone of you approach a burning coal and place it on his hand"

After the Prophet (S.A.W) left, someone suggested: ‘Pick the ring up and make use of it in some other way.’ He answered: ‘The Prophet (S.A.W) has thrown it away, I will never pick it up."
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