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Saints: When she travels, Javanbahkt tends to collect things like colorful quilts and crafts, but over the years, she’s also amassed a sizable collection of these wooden saint sculptures. “They’re each carved from a single piece of wood and they have glass eyes, but the glass eyes often fall off when they’re very old. I had a friend from the Philippines who had an incredible one in her home. She said, ‘If you paint a portrait of me, I’ll trade you a saint.’ This was about 20 years ago, and after I brought that one home, I bought another in a little market in Guatemala, and I just kept going.”