Hanging a copy of the Qur.aan around the neck
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Question: The ruling regarding attaching a [miniature] copy of the Qur.aan around the neck.
It is impermissible to attach a copy of the Qur.aan [to hang] around the neck, neither as a form of jewellery nor other than it since this is [regarded as] an innovation which [none of] the Companions (radhi-yAllaahu 'anhum) did.
Additionally, it is impermissible for a person to hang it around the neck in order to relieve himself of trials and tribulations or to prevent them, because this was not done by the Prophet (sal-Allaahu 'alaye wa sallam) and nor any of the noble Companions.
Shaykh Ibn `Uthaymeen
al-Bid'u wal-Muhdathaat wa maa laa Asla lahu - Page550;
Fataawa Manaar al-Islaam - Volume 1, Page 45