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Q:

Alhamdolillah, last few months we have had quite a few guest stay at our house. We have found some jewelry pieces like Aqeeq and Dure Najaf rings and some other costume jewelry in the house. We sent pictures to all our guests but no one is claiming anything. One of the guest has offered to buy one of the rings. Do we have the right to sell it? What do we do with these items? If we were to sell it, we would donate or give as Sadka the money as if it was a donation from the unknown owner. Kindly advise. JAK

A:
Salamun Alaykum
 
If after one year of trying to locate owners you are still unsuccessful then you can give it to charity
 
Best regards
 
Abbas Jaffer