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Can women wear jewlery around the ankle, like a chain?

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I heard from someone that its forbidden in islam as during the prohets time, prostitutes should wear a chain around the ankle to indicate that they were prostitutes.

Answer

A woman may adorn herself with jewellery as she wish, around the neck, ears,
hands as well as around legs. However, if wearing jewellery is a salient
feature of any religion or custom, she should not imitate them.

and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
FATWA DEPT.

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