Rules of Vessels or Utensils.
227. If a utensils is made of the hide of a dog or a pig or the dead animal (not slaughtered lawfully) it is Haraam to eat or drink anything from that utensil. Also, that utensil should not be used for Wudhu and Ghusl, and for other purposes for which only Pak things should be used. And the obligatory precaution is that the skin of a dog or pig or a dead animal, should not at all be used, even if it is not in the form of a utensil.
228. It is Haraam to use gold and silver vessels for eating and drinking purposes, their general use is also Haraam. However, it is not Haraam to have them in possession. But using them as a decorative item in a room is Haraam.
229. It is not Haraam to manufacture gold and silver vessels and the wages earned in that way are not Haraam.
230. Buying and selling of gold and silver vessels are not Haraam and the money that seller takes is not Haraam.
231. If the clip of a tea glass (istakaan) made of gold or silver is classified as a utensil, it will be equivalent to a tea glass made of gold or silver and it will be Haraam to use it. And if it is not classified as utensil, there is no Haraam in using it.
232. There is no Haraam in using vessels, which are gold-plated or silver-plated.
233. There is no Haraam in using a utensil which is made of alloy mixed with gold and silver, if the proportion of alloy is such that the utensil cannot be said to be made of gold or silver.
234. If one transfers food from the utensil made of gold or silver only for the purpose of making it empty and putting it in another utensil, the usage of it is Haraam. But if he only wants to eat because using them is Haraam; then there is no Haraam. However, eating from the second utensil which is not made of gold or silver is accepted.
235. There is no harm using the tip of the pipe used in Huqqa, or the scabbard of sword or Knife or the frame of the Holy Quran made of gold or silver. The receptacles of perfume and surma made of gold or silver can be used.
236. There is no harm in eating or drinking from gold and silver utensils, if one has no alternative. But they cannot be used for Wudhu and Ghusl even when there is no alternative.
237. There is no harm in using a utensil, about which it is not known whether it is made of gold or silver or something else.