Al-Kāfi - Volume 6 > The Ruby and Emerald
Hadith #1

عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ مَعْبَدٍ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ خَالِدٍ عَنِ الرِّضَا ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ كَانَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) يَقُولُ تَخَتَّمُوا بِالْيَوَاقِيتِ فَإِنَّهَا تَنْفِي الْفَقْرَ .

1. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from Ali ibn Ma’bad from al-Husayn ibn Khalid who has said the following: “Al-Rida’, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, would say, ‘You must use ruby as a ring, it disallows poverty.’”



Hadith #2

عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ خَالِدٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْفُضَيْلِ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ جَدِّهِ ( عليهم السلام ) قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) تَخَتَّمُوا بِالْيَوَاقِيتِ فَإِنَّهَا تَنْفِي الْفَقْرَ .

2. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Khalid from Muhammad ibn al-Fudayl from abu al-Hassan from his father from his grandfather who has said the following: “The Messenger of Allah, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, has said, ‘You must use rubies as rings; they disallow poverty.’”



Hadith #3

عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنْ هَارُونَ بْنِ مُسْلِمٍ عَنْ رَجُلٍ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا وَ هُوَ الْحَسَنُ بْنُ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْفَضْلِ وَ يُلَقَّبُ سِكْبَاجَ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ أَبِي نَصْرٍ صَاحِبِ الْأَنْزَالِ وَ كَانَ يَقُومُ بِبَعْضِ أُمُورِ الْمَاضِي ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ قَالَ لِي يَوْماً وَ أَمْلَى عَلَيَّ مِنْ كِتَابٍ التَّخَتُّمُ بِالزُّمُرُّدِ يُسْرٌ لَا عُسْرَ فِيهِ .

3. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from Harun ibn Muslim from a man from a certain persons of our people, al-Hassan ibn Ali ibn al-Fadl called Sikbaj from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from ibn abu Nasr, Sahib al-’Anzal who worked for certain tasks of al-Madiy, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said the following: “He (the Imam), Alayhi al-Salam, one day said to me dictating in a book, ‘Using emerald in a ring is a comfort which is free of difficulties.’”



Hadith #4

سَهْلُ بْنُ زِيَادٍ عَنِ الدِّهْقَانِ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ خَالِدٍ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ سَمِعْتُهُ يَقُولُ تَخَتَّمُوا بِالْيَوَاقِيتِ فَإِنَّهَا تَنْفِي الْفَقْرَ .

4. Sahl ibn Ziyad has narrated from al-Dihqan ‘Ubayd Allah from al-Husayn ibn Khalid who has said the following: “I once heard abu al-Hassan, Alayhi al-Salam, saying, ‘You must use ruby in the ring; it disallows poverty.’”



Hadith #5

عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عُثْمَانَ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ بَكْرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ يُسْتَحَبُّ التَّخَتُّمُ بِالْيَاقُوتِ .

5. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ‘Uthman ibn ‘Isa from Bakr ibn Muhammad who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘It is Mustahab (desirable) to use ruby as a ring.’”